ITEM #34157, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, YAZD mint, DATED 118(0) AH, TYPE C, KM #522, ALBUM 2800, NICE AND and pleasing example that is affordable too

World Coins - ITEM #34157, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, YAZD mint, DATED 118(0) AH, TYPE C, KM #522, ALBUM 2800, NICE AND and pleasing example that is affordable too
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Karim Khan Zand

AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR abbasi (4-shahi)
Date StruckAH118(0) (AD1767)
MintYAZD (dar-ol-Ebad) دارالعباد یزد
Obverse
In Farsi the legend reads: “ Shod Afta’b-O-Ma’h, zar-O-sim dar Jahan/az sekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-oz-Zamman ”, meaning; “the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/ from the rightful Imam (the 12th Shi’a leader) the owner of the time”.
شد آفتاب و ماه زر و سیم در جهان/ از سکه امام بحق صاحب الزمان
Reversemint & date inside cartouche with ruler's evocation یا کریم "ya karim" on top visible.
Weight4.54 gr.
Diameter20 mm.
ReferenceKM #522 (type C), Album #2800 type C
Gradegood very Fine, nice strike in the center
CommentsKarim Khan never took the title of "King", he was one of Nadir's general who tried to unite Iran after Nadir's sudden death. He rebuilt Iran. For more information on him and Zand Family please go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zand_dynasty
Price SKU: 34158
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